ܟܒܪܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Akkadian kibrītu[Cuneiform?], Arabic كِبْرِيت (kibrīt), and Hebrew גָּפְרִית (goᵽrîṯ).

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Noun[edit]

ܟܒܪܝܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. sulfur/sulphur, brimstone

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References[edit]

  • "kbry" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 150b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 203b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 597b